13 days in Continental USA Itinerary

13 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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New Orleans
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Page
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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New Orleans

— 1 night

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 7th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, stop by Faulkner House Books, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, then admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and finally take a stroll through Garden District.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans visit planner.

Atlanta to New Orleans is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Atlanta in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio vacation planner.

Getting from New Orleans to San Antonio by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect nights in San Antonio to be slightly colder, around 74°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 93°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Page.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Powell, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the views from Navajo Bridge, and then explore the stunning scenery at Marble Canyon.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Page trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Antonio to Page in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Antonio in June since evenings lows in Page dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 12th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 14th (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and hike along Double Arch.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Moab road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Page in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Moab, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 15th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, hike along Canyon Trail, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, and then trek along Dorothy Stewart Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip site.

Traveling by flight from Moab to Santa Fe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, Santa Fe is a bit cooler than Moab - with highs of 89°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oklahoma City

— 1 night

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City road trip app.

Getting from Santa Fe to Oklahoma City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Oklahoma City. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 68°F in Oklahoma City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Savannah.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Savannah Historic District.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to Savannah takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Savannah, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Louisiana travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.

Texas travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Utah travel guide

4.8
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

New Mexico travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Historic Walking Areas
Land of Enchantment
New Mexico is a land of distinctive regional cuisine and a thriving art scene, centered around the state's cosmopolitan urban centers. Once a Spanish colony claimed by 16th-century conquistadores, New Mexico remains the home of a large Spanish-speaking population and plenty of historical places to visit. The state also contains many Native American communities, sheltering a traditional way of life irretrievably lost in most other places in the country. With large tracts of sparsely inhabited land, the state is a great vacation destination for those who want to discover one of the world's last truly untamed regions, interspersed by only a few ancient pueblos and centuries-old missionary churches.

Oklahoma travel guide

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Casinos · Monuments · Art Museums
The Sooner State
Boasting a rich Native American heritage and named after the Choctaw word for "Red People," Oklahoma remains home to about 40 native tribes who speak 25 distinct languages. Though the state remains one of the country's top producers of agricultural products, most of its inhabitants live within two metropolitan areas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The state is home to the 500-million-year-old Wichita Mountains, noted for being the site of the oldest national wildlife refuge in the United States. Explore the state's pristine natural areas while on vacation here, but be sure to leave plenty of time to tour its characteristic small towns, known for their food, music, and cultural festivals.